Tag Archives: forgiveness

Commitment; January 14, 2020


John 11:16 Then Thomas (called Didymus) said to the rest of the disciples, “Let us also go, that we may die with him.” I have a warm spot in my heart for Thomas. He is famously known as “Doubting Thomas” … Continue reading

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Salvation by Faith; January 2, 2020


Luke 7:50 Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.” This is a very important little incident in Jesus’ ministry that often gets overlooked. Just as Jesus told the woman who touched the hem of … Continue reading

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Pleasing God; December 15, 2019


Matthew 3:17 And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.” Everything about Jesus pleased the Father. The more I think about that, the more remarkable it becomes. As human … Continue reading

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Sin and Repentance; November 14, 2019


Isaiah 66:3-4 “They have chosen their own ways, and their souls delight in their abominations; so I also will choose harsh treatment for them and will bring upon them what they dread. For when I called, no one answered, when … Continue reading

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Love and Hate; October 10, 2019


Proverbs 8:13 To fear the Lord is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech. Reading the benefits of wisdom that follow this, it would seem almost automatic that people would desire and seek wisdom, … Continue reading

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God’s Mercy on our Weaknesses; October 3, 2019


Psalm 145:8-9 The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. This is another acrostic Psalm, laid out according to the letters … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Authority; September 28, 2019


Psalm 130:3-4 If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared. This anonymous Psalm is deeply insightful. In the first place, it is fully aware … Continue reading

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